This plane is a low angle fixed mouth block plane with open sides, a nicker for cross grain work and a blade which extends the full width of the body. It is made for cutting, cleaning up or adjusting small rebates. The sole is ground flat to within 0.03mm(0.0015") and the sides ground square to the sole. The A2 cryogenically treated blade is just a couple of thou' wider than the 44mm(1.3/4") wide body and is made from cryogenically treated A2 tool steel. The body of the plane is ductile iron, the lever cap is bronze.